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Medical research at BGU covers the spectrum of human health, with emphasis on neurosciences, diabetes, cardio metabolic health, and cancer.

BGU is an important player in the international bio-medical research arena. Pioneering research is conducted by highly respected senior faculty, a cadre of young scientists returning to Israel from prestigious institutions, and exceptional graduate and postgraduate research fellows. Collaborations between the health, natural and engineering sciences foster an environment of research innovation. BGU’s commitment to community is reflected in research focusing on the health problems of the Negev, especially in the fields of genetics, nutrition and psychiatry.

“Once one adheres to a sensible diet, even if you experience only a moderate weight loss, if you stick to it long enough you can cause regression of atherosclerosis."
– Prof. Iris Shai

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BGU-Led Researchers Discover Potential ALS Treatment

June 7, 2024

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NoCamels – An Israeli-led study has discovered a new therapy with potential for treating Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), a fatal,
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New BGU Cancer Research Breakthrough

May 30, 2024

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Ynetnews – Researchers at BGU have discovered the mechanism that allows cancer cells to survive despite lacking the glucose necessary
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Groundbreaking Treatment for Colorectal Cancer

April 15, 2024

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Jerusalem Post – A nano-sized polymer, developed and tested on mice by a research team from Ben-Gurion University of the
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